Ayothaya Floating Market

Experience an Authentic Floating Market

With the Charm of Thai Lifestyles

“The Floating Market of Pang Chang Ayothaya Village” –or as often referred to as “Ayothaya Floating Market” – is located in Pang Chang village, within close proximity to Wat Maheyong, Phai Ling Sub-district, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya District, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Province, and not too far from Bangkok.

Attractions & Activities

1. A Boat Ride for a Unique Experience

Tourists can take a boat ride along the canal and relish a different kind of experience. Tickets are sold at the entrance of the market.

2. Explore & Take Pictures of Interesting Corners and Stores

Ayothaya Floating Market has many interesting corners for exploration, starting from the entrance with Ayothaya Floating Market’s sign that imitates the Old City Wall, the massive Thai traditional child doll, the wooden bridge, as well as well-decorated shops and stores that demonstrate Thai unique identity.

3. Indulge in Delicious Thai Food

While walking around the market, tourists will discover a wide variety of food and desserts to choose from. All of Thai famous and delicious food from each region of Thailand are available here. Visitors can explore different food zones or even try some tasty food that are sold on the boats.

Ayothaya Floating Market, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Province

Map of the Market


Product Category


A Tha Ruea Market

OTOP Products

B Nakhon Luang Market


C Bang Sai Market


D Bang Ban Market

Food Souvenirs

E Bann Phraek Market

Food & Snacks

F Sena Market

Fresh Prawns & Grilled Fish

G Bang Sai Market

Food & Snacks

H Bang Pahan Market

Roti, Snacks, Souvenirs

J Uthai Market


K Phachi Market


L Maharaj Market


M Chao Phrom Market

General Products

N Lad Bua Luang Market

General Products

O Phak Hai Market


P Krung Sri Ayutthaya Exhibition Area


R Bua Chom Island


S Art & Culture Centre (Khum Khun Phaen)


T Bang Pa-in Port (Thai lifestyle)


U Banyan Tree


V The Wall


W Hua Ror Port


X Hua Lhaem Port


Y Ayothaya Office Building


4. Elephant Ride for Historical Sightseeing

Ayothaya Floating Market is located in the same zone as Ayutthaya’s Elephant Village. While on an elephant ride, visitors can enjoy the scenic view of historical sites, such as Wat Maheyong. Tickets are sold at the market entrance.

5. Watch Live Traditional Performances & Other Activities

Traditional performances are available in different programs, according to schedules. In addition, an array of activities are available, including Folk Performance shows, Thai Arts and Culture performances, and Mini-light and Sound concert. 

Getting Here

65/12 Moo 7, Phai Ling Sub-district, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya District, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Province; Tel. 035-881-733

Open every day from 10.00-20.00 hrs. 

By Car

Follow Asian Highway (Highway 32) until you reach Ayutthaya Government Office and Tesco Lotus (Ayutthaya Park). Turn left into Ayutthaya City and head towards Chedi Wat Sam Pluem (Chedi Roundabout) via Rojana Road. Enter the roundabout and turn right towards Wat Maheyong. In about 600 meters, you will see the entrance of Ayothaya Floating Market on your right. Make a right turn for another 200 meters to reach a parking area with over 500 parking spaces.

By Bus

The Transportation Company Limited offers a daily transportation service to Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya with a choice of either a standard or air-conditioned bus. Different timetables are available at your convenience. Buses will depart from Mo Chit Bus Terminal on Kamphaeng Phet 2 Road.

            First-class Air-conditioned Bus: Bangkok-Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya

            Second-class Air-conditioned Bus: Bangkok-Bang Sai Royal Folk Arts and Crafts Center- Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya

            For more information, please call 0-2936-2852-66 or visit the website at www.transport.co.th

Ayothaya Floating Market

Ayothaya Floating Market covers a vast area of approximately 70 acres and is regarded as the largest tourist attraction in Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Province, in the aspect of cultural heritage conservation. It was established with a primary purpose to serve as both a tourist destination and an educational institution for the preservation of Thai arts and culture, retaining all aspects of Ayutthaya floating market from the past. These include traditional costume, stunning architecture, unique culture and tradition, authentic amusement, folk performance, and the simple lifestyle of Thai people.  Ayothaya Floating Market serves as a tourism hub for both domestic and international tourists to enjoy the pleasant environment and gorgeous scenery in a Thai style. While exploring the market, tourists can savor some tasty and delicious food or shop for souvenirs at various stores, scattering around the market.

            Another unique feature of Ayothaya Floating Market is the fact that each building or attraction was named after major markets in Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Province, which enables visitors to know about local products of each district and remember the names of various markets in Ayutthaya, such as Chao Phrom Market, Sena Market, and Nakhon Luang Market.